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of the people with mental illness. >> the nra issued a statement inpanse to the president -- in response to the president's initiative. the nra will continue to focus on keeping our children safe and prosecuting violent criminals. attacking fire arms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law-abiding gun owners will be effected and our children will remain vulnerable. the nra is creating a stir today with a video that adds the president's dotters to the debate -- daughters to the debate. this doesn't show his daughters but it accuses president obama of being a hypocrite because he opposes the use of armed guards at schools while his daughters are protected by armed guards. the white house said the add is cowardly. >>> a bill to protect the privacy of people with concealed weapons permits. it allows the names of the holders to be publicly disclosed but not their phones or addresses. police would still have full access to the information. >>> for more reaction to the new gun proposals we went to a gun range and ktvu's john sasaki is there ton
of vice president joe biden's gun task force. he met with video game makers, the nra, walmart and congressional democrats. the meetings did not include republicans from the house and senate. >> it sends a clear signal that the biden task force had a predetermined it outcome and all the meetings that were held were done for show. >> reporter: >> the white house says vice presidentwiden met with members of congress who requested a meeting. >> new york became the first state to pass significant gun control legislation following that school massacre in connecticut. governor andrew cuomo signed that measure after quick debate and approval in both house wases of the state legislature. it places tougher restrictions on gun sales and bans sales of large magazines. it would require a therapist to report any patient who made a credible threat to use a gun illegally. >>> new york state has the toughest gun laws in the country. here's how california compares. last year governor brown vetoed a bill that would have required the mandatory reporting of stolen firearms. right now the state doe
to get ill lowell guns off the street. >> reporter: nra did recruiting at this gun show, offering a free ticket for anyone who signed up for their $35 a year membership. as one member said, quote, the more members we have, the more the politicians will have to listen to us. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. >> i have two small children. i sympathize with what happened there. lot of times when you have a tragedy like that, unfortunately, you have an emotional reactionary response. >>> a father against gun control spoke out at a protest in upstate new york this weekend. some residents in saratoga asked for the show to be shut down. the demonstrations stayed peaceful. several thousand people turned out for that gun show. >>> coming up later at 5:30, we'll continue our coverage with a look at the divide over how to prevent gun violence. >>> two people are recovering tonight, including an elderly woman after a gunman opened fire in san francisco's glenn park neighborhood. police were called to a home on alameda boulevard near silver avenue around 10:00 last night. when they arrived, they fou
but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, the drug trade and stolen weapons and says the nation needs to put more officers on the streets to make up for budget cuts to local police departments. >>> the defense secretary signed an order that would put more women on the front lines. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta says they must allow women to serve. women have been serving in iraq and afghanistan. women can compete for thousands of combat soldier positions. >> the secretary said if they can meet the qualifications there is no reason they should not have a chance. >>> congresswoman nancy pelosi praised the decision. she said this decision is long over due. it ensures they judge beiged on mare -- based on merit, not on gender. >> she is endorsing the decision. s
but there is little consensus, the head of the nra said washington better enforce gun laws already on the books. >> violent felons, gang members and drug dealers with guns and the mentally ill are not being prosecuted and that is unacceptable. >> the democrat senators. >> we can't have a totally armed society. >> reporter: talked about better background checks. gabrielle giffords' husband did too. >> my wife would not be sitting here today if we had stronger background checks. >> reporter: his brother was shot and killed in 2003. he wants to reduce violence but little sign of agreement on how to do so. >> up hill battle. fight, fight, fight. we got to keep pushing forward. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >>> people in support of gun ownership protested outside of senator dianne feinstein office today while she was at the hearing in washington, d.c. member of the committee women warriors were demonstrating this morning. they held a press conference to send a message to the senator they oppose legislation to ban semi-automatic weapons. >> our ability to arm ourselves and protect ourselves with
a week of talks between vice president biden and the nra, hollywood leaders and gun sellers. >>> prosecutors in washington, d.c. said today that nbc journalist david gregory is not going to be charged for showing a high capacity ammunition magazine on his show meet the press. firearms law in the nation's capital make possession of such a magazine illegal and washington, d.c. police had told nbc that it would be illegal. prosecutors say they recognize the device was intended as a prop to stimulate public discussion on gun control in the wake of the connecticut school massacre. >>> we're starting to learn who's going to be performing at this year's presidential inauguration event. one of the president's loudest supporters katy perry will be there singing. along with perry the cast from glee. john legend, stevie wonder, smoky robinson just some of the numbers performing at the inauguration. >>> you have heard of it, the prune-thon. they will attempt to prune 100,000 rose bushes. no experience is necessary, experts say that they will train volunteers in the proper way to prune.
of the nra will be one of the star witnesses. wayne l.a. pierre is an advocate for the second amendment. he'll be going to head with one of his tough test critics. >> he makes his claim that everybody is entitled to these weapons. my view is everybody is entitled to be safe. >> no government gave them to us and no government can ever take them away. >> in a prepared statement today lapierre said more gun laws won't do anything. >> today in sacramento lawmakers got a look at heavy duty weapons. ken pritchett reports live on efforts to keep those weapons out of the wrong hands. that's coming up at 6. >>> police new hampshire are investigating the fatal stabbing. the vicious attack happened last night in littleton, new hampshire. 70-year-old catherine kitty houghton was stabbed and later died. a judge arraigned the suspect today. >> the u.s. embassy in cairo has suspended some operations as violent protests continue. the government is on the brink of collapse. at least 60 people have been killed. more than 100 injured since friday when protests began against the president and the muslim broth
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